Category Archives: British and Minority Ethnic

Supporting World TB Day in Leeds

Rebekah Cutter works with Leeds City Council’s public health team. She tells us about a disease still infecting people in Leeds…

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Your chance to get involved in Inclusion Week

Inclusion Week runs from 26 September until 2 October and there will be plenty going on in and around Leeds. On Tuesday 27th September, Leeds City Council is hosting ‘Innovation through diversity’, a conference to better understand and explore opportunities of being a … Continue reading

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It was good to talk – BME: “Our Health, Our conversations”

27th April 2016 saw Leeds Social Care Community Forum Conference at Leeds Civic Hall. This year the conference focussed on conversations about Real Health and Real Experiences. It included a programme of speeches, workshops, information and advice stalls and Q&A sessions on four topics; … Continue reading

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When a map (Migrant Access Project) is all you need

Pria Bhabra, Commissioning Officer (Migrant Access) talks about the Migrant Access Project and what it does. Leeds is an amazing, compassionate city, and the most diverse outside London, where over 140 ethnic groups live. In more recent times people arrive, … Continue reading

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Migrant communities bring their ‘Bright Ideas’ to life

Have you ever had one of those ‘light bulb moments’ where you think of a really great idea, but you’re not sure how to make it happen?  What if you could make that idea a reality, not just for you, … Continue reading

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One number, one service, one woman and one extraordinary team

As mentioned in our last blog, there are four services that have come together to form a new organisation and on Tuesday at the Leeds City Art Gallery, it was the official launch of the bigger Carers Leeds and their … Continue reading

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Cancer – nobody thinks it can happen to them…

Photo from the BME Cancer Voice Cancer doesn’t discriminate; cancer isn’t picky or selective; cancer simply doesn’t care who you are, how good or bad a person you might be. It doesn’t matter; it makes absolutely no difference. What can … Continue reading

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